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Low Carbon 2014: from partnership to take-off – 15/10/14


15  October 2014


17:30 – 21:00 (including canapes and drinks)


Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG. (For Sat Nav directions and parking at the on-site multi storey car park use B4 7AP)


Science Capital

The event

You and your colleagues are cordially invited to hear about and discuss how we can work together to make Birmingham an engine for growth of the sustainable global economy through development of low carbon systems at our final event in Birmingham’s Year of Science.

Schedule: 5:30pm canape and drinks reception, talks from 6-8pm, followed by a lively panel debate, sumptuous dinner served by Celebration Caterers, with plenty of opportunities for networking.

Speakers include:
  • Hamid Mughal, Rolls Royce, on advanced manufacturing and partnering with industry
  • Kevin Kendall, Birmingham University, on fuel cells for unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Barry Shrier on A Vision of the Future – How to get to the Zero-Carbon Highway
  • Simon Brewerton, RDM Group, on developing autonomous electric vehicles

Chairs: Julia King and Bjorn Birgisson from Aston University. Presentations of new business plans are invited, with awards of £500, 250 and 125 being given out to the best teams through TSB funding. Note that there is no cost to pitch.

Booking and further information

To register, please visit Science Capital’s website. Please note, a limited number of places for the reception, dinner and networking sessions with other participants and speakers are available (£39/59 for academic/business); a few FREE tickets for the talks in the Giant Screen Theatre are also available.

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